ANZAC Biscuits

Wendy Riddel


This a cookie that was made by NZ and Australian women to send to their men overseas during WWI and WWII.
They keep very well and are very tasty. They are also very versitle, addtions welcome once you get the hang of them.
Golden Syrup is a light treacle product. Do not use Corn Syrup or honey the taste is different. Try Lyle & Tate Golden Syrup from the UK.


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10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 heaped c
    flour. white or wholemeal
  • 1 heaped c
  • 1 heaped c
    rolled oats
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 small c
    sugar. white or musavado
  • 1/4 (125g) lb
    butter. do not use margarine
  • 1 Tbsp
    golden syrup
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make ANZAC Biscuits


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together well.
  2. Put butter, syrup and water into a saucepan to melt, then add to dry mixture.
  3. Place on a cold greased oven tray in shapes about the size of a walnut.
  4. Bake in a moderate oven.
  5. You can paly around with this mixture by adding sultanas or chia seeds. A spot of Vanilla Extract is a nice touch. Dried Apricots in the mix is nice, as is a drizzle of melted chocolate over the baked biscuits.

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About ANZAC Biscuits

Course/Dish: Crackers

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